1. 100 E. Federal Street, Suite 422
  2. Youngstown, OH 44503
  3. 234.228.9696

Welcome

The Western Reserve Port Authority combines leading-edge financing tools, consulting services and partnership opportunities into a unique suite of development solutions for business, government and non-profit institutions.

Whether you're a company or non-profit seeking ways to finance growth, a developer looking for help with the public infrastructure needed to move your project forward, or a governmental entity searching for ways to retain or attract jobs and development, our professional, experienced staff is eager to put our solutions to work for you.

Financing

Our fixed-interest rate financing programs make it possible for developers to access the U.S. capital market and borrow funds at investment grade rates.

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Tax Abatement

There are four Enterprise Zones in Mahoning County, and four Foreign-Trade Zones in Mahoning and Trumbull Counties. We help businesses take advantage of the financial benefits they offer.

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Community Development

We partner with area local, state and federal entities to optimize development opportunities at Brownfield sites, along the Mahoning River Corridor and in other regions of the Valley.

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  • Applications

  • Download a fillable Project Application form in .pdf format.
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News and Events

April 6, 2021

WRPA to Finance $9.4M in Improvements for Macy’s Project

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Western Reserve Port Authority approved entering into a term sheet for a ground lease with Macy’s … read more

February 23, 2021

Marvin Buying Former Mickey’s Building from WRPA for $350,000

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Downtown Warren developer Mark Marvin will purchase and redevelop the former Mickey’s Army-Navy store after he completes … read more

Recent Projects

Briarfield Place

The Port Authority is assisting McClurg Senior Care, LLC (MSC) construct a 51,100 sq. ft. skilled nursing facility that includes equipping and furnishing the facility, known as Briarfield Place. The Port Authority entered into a ground lease with McClurg Road Facility Realty, LLC to secure land necessary for the project, …

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Campus Lofts

The Port Authority assisted Campus Lofts, LLC construct a 71-unit, 190-bed student housing facility located at Youngstown State University that included equipping and furnishing of the facility. The Port Authority entered into a ground lease with Campus Lofts to secure land necessary for the project, let a capital (facility) lease …

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Double Tree by Hilton

The Port Authority assisted Youngstown Stambaugh Holdings, LLC (YSH) improve and convert the former Stambaugh Building into a hotel facility located in downtown Youngstown. Rehabilitation on the building includes remodeling, equipping, and furnishing the facility. The Port Authority entered into a ground lease and a capital lease with YSH to …

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